Last night Dave Mahedy closed his office door for the final time at the University of Limerick. As Director of Sport and Recreation, Mahedy has been the driving force behind the growth — and importance — of sport at all levels in UL for almost 30 years.
Hibernia Reit, the country’s largest stockmarket-listed office landlord, still has “the firepower” to make further significant acquisitions in Dublin, but has all but ruled itself out in pitching for rival Green Reit which had put itself up for sale.
Two men who were “in joint control” of 167kg of explosives found inside a car - enough to make a bomb three quarters as large as the one detonated in Omagh in 1998 - have been jailed for total of 15 and a half years.
A man's denial that he knew anything about 167kg of explosives found inside his "heavily laden" car - including detonators sticking out from the passenger seat - has been found to be "totally incredible" by the Special Criminal Court.
Paul Bradley (54) and his sons Jason (20), Dean (24), and Ryan (18), of Liscarne Gardens, Dublin 22, have pleaded not guilty to the murder of Neil Reilly (36) at Esker Glebe in Lucan, Dublin on January 18, 2017.
The Garda crackdown that followed the death of crusading journalist Veronica Guerin showed gangsters that they were not untouchable. Numerous arrests and the seizure of €50m of assets and €150m in taxes followed that brutal killing, writes